Category Archives: Cancer

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Caring for A Loved One With Cancer

By Patricia Barrett-Robillard on January 3 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

If you are a caregiver, you probably know that caring for a loved one can be very overwhelming and stressful at times.  Caregivers often report…

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What are you hoping for this holiday season?

By Bonney Elliott on December 13 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

As a cancer coach, I listen to the hopes and dreams of people living with cancer and their families. Hope means different things to different…

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Holiday Gifts That Give Back

By Cancer Foundation on December 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

If you’re looking for do-good gifts that say “I care”, you can champion the cause for cancer all while providing a great gift for your loved…

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Feeling happier in spite of cancer, thanks to YOU

By Cancer Foundation on October 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching ]

Wouldn’t that be a positive change? And for the thirteen women who participated in the After the Bell: Nature Retreat,…

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How Our Community Came to Battle Cancer with the Blues

By Cancer Foundation on September 11 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events, Families, News ]

There’s much more to this special music gala than two hardworking high school students trying to make a difference in their community. Mary…

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Two Day Nature Retreat for Women who Completed Cancer Treatment

By Cancer Foundation on September 7 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events ]

It’s called the ‘After the Bell nature retreat’ and it takes place Fri Sept 22 – Sat Sept 23 2017 The Cancer Foundation…

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Introducing the Cookes: a family of Cancer Champions

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families ]

And that’s exactly what the Cooke family is doing. After a recent brain cancer diagnosis in their family, the Cookes got involved with the Ottawa…

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She’s Saving Lives, One Step at a Time

By Cancer Foundation on June 28 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families, News, Uncategorized ]

EPIC WALK Ambassador Allison McBrine shares why she believes the event’s impact will extend far beyond its final year. [Photo: Rachel Gallipeau] Each…

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Team Honour Ottawa Police Courage – Our Epic Walk Experience

By Cancer Foundation on May 18 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Clinical Trials, Events, Families, News, Research ]

By Sandra McLaren In 2016, a small group of colleagues got together, led by Director General Debra Frazer, to consider participating in…

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Coping with the loss of a loved one

By Bonney Elliott on May 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching ]

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is incredibly difficult. Below are some things to keep in mind when someone you care about is grieving:…